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Black Friday shopping craze catching on in UK

...Visa's e-commerce history in the U.K."This year is also likely to see continued growth in shopping via tablets and smartphones, with commuters using the journey home to shop for their loved ones," said Kevin Jenkins, managing director at Visa Europe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/black-friday-shopping-craz
AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones; identifiers hampered online anonymity

...cellular provider, said Friday it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online.The change by AT&T essentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/att-stops-adding-web-track
Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

...This could be remembered as the year smartphones became boring.Although high-definition displays on smartphones have gotten bigger and their cameras...Francisco.If such visions are realized, smartphones and tablets will be equipped with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-13/can-smartphones-snap-out-t
Small business on-the-go? Smartphones make it easy

...salons do blowouts for $35. "It's an extension of me."Smartphones have become vital for on-the-go entrepreneurs. Apps...touch with employees from anywhere. Some owners say their smartphones make it easier for them to build a side business while keeping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-22/small-business-go-smartpho
New BlackBerry smartphones to hit UK, Canada before March arrival in US

...generation of more versatile BlackBerry smartphones is finally about to hit the market after...long-awaited line-up of revamped smartphones and software Wednesday at simultaneous...out a new Windows operating system for smartphones, confronting RIM with another technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-30/new-blackberry-smartphones
Put down the smartphone and make a real connection

...Though the restaurant is full of people, we are the only ones talking to one another.Fourteen out of 17 people are on their smartphones, zombie-faced, while their friends sit next to them engaged in the same hypnotic spell. This goes on for the entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-24/put-down-smartphone-and-
Smartphones complicate tracking, paying overtime

ATLANTA - Those smartphones and BlackBerrys that enable work anytime, anywhere are increasingly...be working ? because they can, thanks to the growing use of smartphones. That's allowing work to bleed into evenings, weekends and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-06/smartphones-complicate-tra
Android operating system on 75 percent of smartphones shipped last quarter

NEW YORK - Google's Android software for mobile devices was running on 75 percent of smartphones shipped in the third quarter, as the company extended its lead over Apple, according to research firm IDC.Apple's iOS system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-03/android-operating-system-7
Hewlett-Packard splits off PC, printers business

...SAN FRANCISCO - Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now Hewlett-Packard, the Silicon Valley stalwart that was once the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-06/hewlett-packard-splits-pc-
Startups offer banking for smartphone users

...to fit in the palm of your hand.Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go. Some things haven't changed. Like traditional banks, customers open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/startups-offer-banking-sma